53 days in Australia Itinerary

53 days in Australia Itinerary

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53 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Exeter
+2
train + Fly + bus:  29​h
Margaret River
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Mandurah
— 5 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Esperance
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
Albany
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h 15​min
Victor Harbor
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
Hobart
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Coolangatta
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
Noosa
— 5 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  5​h 15​min
Sydney
— 6 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
Jervis Bay
— 3 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Exeter

5
nights
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Step off the beaten path and head to Yallingup Beach and Meelup Beach. Relax by the water at Hamelin Bay and Margaret River Mouth Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Margaret River side-trips: Busselton Jetty (in Busselton), Jewel Cave (in Augusta) and Bunker Bay (in Dunsborough). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, look for gifts at Moon Haven Natural Products, shop like a local with Margaret River Chocolate Company, and enjoy the sand and surf at Gnarabup Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Margaret River trip planner.

Exeter, UK to Margaret River is an approximately 29-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Western Standard Time is 8 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mandurah.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Yallingup, Cowaramup, Jewel Cave, Bunker Bay, Margaret River Chocolate Company
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Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

5
nights
Mandurah

Mandurah ©
Mandurah is a coastal city in Western Australia, situated approximately 72km south of the state capital, Perth. Step off the beaten path and head to Scarborough Beach and Warnbro Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Penguin Island and Lane Pool Reserve. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mandurah: Cottesloe Beach (in Cottesloe), Fremantle Markets (in Fremantle) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). The adventure continues: tour the water at your own pace with Mandurah Cruises.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Mandurah day trip planning site .

Getting from Margaret River to Mandurah by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. January in Mandurah sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Mandurah

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Penguin Island, Lane Pool Reserve, Warnbro Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park, Cottesloe Beach
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Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
Penguin Island ©
Penguin Island
Warnbro Beach ©
Warnbro Beach

5
nights
Esperance

Esperance ©
Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720km east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. Escape the urban bustle at Lucky Bay and Cape Le Grand National Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Twilight Beach and Blue Haven Beach. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Thistle Cove, look for gifts at Mermaid Leather, kick back and relax at Salmon Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at West Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Esperance tour itinerary maker site .

Do a combination of train and flight from Mandurah to Esperance in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Mandurah in February, expect Esperance to be a bit cooler, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay

6
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Anvil Beach, Nullaki Peninsula and Cosy Corner Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Lowlands Beach and Ocean Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albany: Cheynes Beach (in Waychinicup National Park), Denmark (Lights Beach, Rising Star Winery, & more) and South Coast WoodWorks Gallery (in Youngs Siding). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Little Beach, Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve, stroll through Misery Beach, identify plant and animal life at Muttonbird Beach and Shelter Island, and explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Albany travel route planner .

Drive from Esperance to Albany in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Albany

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Denmark, Nanarup Beach, South Coast WoodWorks Gallery, Lowlands Beach, Cosy Corner Beach
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Lowlands Beach ©
Lowlands Beach
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Anvil Beach ©
Anvil Beach

5
nights
Victor Harbor

Victor Harbor ©
Victor Harbor is a town in South Australia on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 km south of the centre of Adelaide. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Blowhole Beach and Waitpinga Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Cleland Wildlife Park and Carrickalinga Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Victor Harbor: Adelaide Central Market (in Adelaide), Harvest the Fleurieu (in Mount Compass) and Deep Creek Conservation Park (in Delamere). There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Granite Island, kick back and relax at Boomer Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Horseshoe Bay.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Albany to Victor Harbor in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albany to Victor Harbor. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 19°C. You will leave for Hobart on the 17th (Sun).

Things to do in Victor Harbor

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Elliot, Delamere, Harvest the Fleurieu, Adelaide Central Market, Cleland Wildlife Park
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Blowhole Beach ©
Blowhole Beach
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Granite Island ©
Granite Island

5
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Explore hidden gems such as Tahune Forest AirWalk and Seven Mile Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Opossum Bay Beach and Roches Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Snug Falls (in Snug), Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate (in Kettering) and Okines Beach (in Dodges Ferry). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, get interesting insight from Tasmanian Boat Charters, enjoy the sand and surf at Tinderbox Marine Nature Reserve, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kingston Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip planning website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Victor Harbor to Hobart in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, ferry, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Victor Harbor in February; daily highs in Hobart reach 26°C and lows reach 14°C. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Coolangatta.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Kingston Beach, Bellerive Beach, Snug Falls, Tahune Forest AirWalk, Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Opossum Bay Beach ©
Opossum Bay Beach

5
nights
Coolangatta

Coolangatta ©
A wrecked schooner that washed up on shore in 1846 is the namesake for the Coolangatta.
Get in touch with nature at Kirra Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Head to Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre and You and Bamboofor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Coolangatta side-trips: Cape Byron Walking Track (in Byron Bay), Pacific Fair Shopping Centre (in Broadbeach) and Lennox Head Beach (in Lennox Head). The adventure continues: stroll through Coolangatta Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, browse the different shops at Robina Town Shopping Centre, and kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Coolangatta route site .

You can fly from Hobart to Coolangatta in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Hobart in February, with highs in Coolangatta at 32°C and lows at 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Noosa.

Things to do in Coolangatta

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Burleigh Heads, Broken Head Beach, Robina Town Shopping Centre, You and Bamboo, Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre
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Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

5
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kings Beach and Bulcock Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Peregian Beach and Berkelouw Book Barn. Step out of Noosa with an excursion to Mooloolaba Beach in Mooloolaba--about 46 minutes away. Spend the 28th (Thu) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. There's still lots to do: stroll through Noosa Main Beach, look for gifts at The Real McCaul, wander the streets of Hastings Street, and browse the eclectic array of goods at The Original Eumundi Markets.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Noosa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coolangatta to Noosa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Noosa

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Eumundi, Caloundra, Mooloolaba Beach
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Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Bulcock Beach ©
Bulcock Beach
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach

6
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Escape the urban bustle at Manly Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Shelly Beach and Balmoral Beach, Mosman. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, kick back and relax at Coogee Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Taronga Zoo, and look for gifts at Sydney Fish Market.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sydney online journey planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Noosa to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. In March in Sydney, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Taronga Zoo, Shelly Beach, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Jenolan Caves
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

3
nights
Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
You'll get in some beach time at Hyams Beach and Greenfield Beach. Get outdoors at Bendalong Beach and Cabbage Beach.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Jervis Bay trip planner .

Take a train from Sydney to Jervis Bay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Jervis Bay, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Callala Beach, Bendalong Beach, Cabbage Beach
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Bendalong Beach ©
Bendalong Beach
Callala Beach ©
Callala Beach
Blenheim Beach ©
Blenheim Beach

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